Grokster Loses File Sharing Fight

File-Sharing Networks Can Be Held Liable, Court Rules |  “We hold that one who distributes a device with the object of promoting its use to infringe copyright, as shown by the clear expression or other affirmative steps taken to foster infringement, is liable for the resulting acts of infringement by third parties,” Justice David H. Souter wrote for the court.


 


Watch for comments from Mark Cuban in the near furture on the issue.


 


Update: Kaboom! | Cuban just posted his comments about the ruling.  You can also read his previous post, Let the truth be told…MGM vs Grokster, where you can get the point-of-view of an intelligent content owner.

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